17-year-old commits suicide in Panchkula, ‘Blue Whale’ suspected

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Chandigarh, Sep 25: Yet another life was taken away in a suspected blue whale suicide where a  17-year-old teenager ended his life by hanging himself from the ceiling at his home in Panchkula town.

The student of Class 10 was found hanging at his home in Panchkula in suspected “Blue Whale Challenge” game.

Panchkula DCP Manbir Singh quoted the boy’s parents as saying that they found some notes and diagrams in his diary, raising suspicion that he could have taken the extreme step as part of the game’s challenge.

He said the case was being investigated.

“Blue Whale”, which has taken several lives all over the world, assign tasks to the people playing the game with the last task jumping from a building or committing suicide.

Wefornews Bureau

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